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Grand panoramic view of the west side of Washington Street, Boston, Mass., commencing at the corner of Court Street, and extending to no. 295 above Winter Street

GC002.01.MA.3550.012 (RS97851)

Description

A two-page newspaper spread showing a detailed image of the west side of Washington Street from Court Street to just beyond Winter Street. People and traffic are present throughout. Names of businesses and points of interest are on the fronts of the buildings represented. Cross streets are listed below the images.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1856
Physical Description
1 news line engraving
Dimensions
16x 23(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR265
GUSN
198439
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3550.012

Record details

Originator
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)
Major, Richard C. (Engraver)
Peirce, Joshua H., 1812-1869 (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
bonnets (hats)
carpets
carriages (vehicles)
daguerreotypists
engravers (printmakers)
hotels (public accommodations)
lithographers
pedestrians
printers (people)
shoes (footwear)
stores
streets
streetscapes
upholsterers
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Physical Access Restrictions
fair

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